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Short ribs vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Short ribs and Mortadella different?

  • Short ribs are richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, while Mortadella is higher in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Mortadella covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 11758% more than Short ribs.
  • Short ribs contain 2 times more Zinc than Mortadella. Short ribs contain 4.88mg of Zinc, while Mortadella contains 2.1mg.
  • Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat.

Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Mortadella, beef, pork types were used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +65%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains more Zinc +132.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +67%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 6% 15% 8% 20% 58% 42% 163%
Contains more Iron +65%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains more Zinc +132.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +67%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Calcium +50%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101900%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.673
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 6% 21% 13% 35% 46% 16% 51% 328% 6% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 30% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 185% 4% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101900%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.673

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
44
Short ribs
2972
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
45
Mortadella

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
129%
Short ribs
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
3%
Mortadella
Fats
194%
Short ribs
117%
Mortadella

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Short ribs Mortadella
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Short ribs Mortadella
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 1196mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Short ribs
Short ribs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.29g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Short ribs Mortadella Opinion
Calories 471 311 Short ribs
Protein 21.57 16.37 Short ribs
Fats 41.98 25.39 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 3.05 Mortadella
Cholesterol 94 56 Mortadella
Vitamin D 27 41 Mortadella
Iron 2.31 1.4 Short ribs
Calcium 12 18 Mortadella
Potassium 224 163 Short ribs
Magnesium 15 11 Short ribs
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.06 Short ribs
Zinc 4.88 2.1 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 162 97 Short ribs
Sodium 50 1246 Short ribs
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.29 0.22 Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7 1 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.119 Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.15 153 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.452 2.673 Mortadella
Vitamin B5 0.252 0.44 Mortadella
Vitamin B6 0.22 0.13 Short ribs
Vitamin B12 2.62 1.48 Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4 1.6 Short ribs
Folate 5 3 Short ribs
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 17.8 9.51 Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88 11.38 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53 3.12 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.142 0.152 Mortadella
Threonine 0.862 0.633 Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.981 0.708 Short ribs
Leucine 1.716 1.213 Short ribs
Lysine 1.823 1.262 Short ribs
Methionine 0.562 0.394 Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.852 0.598 Short ribs
Valine 1.07 0.735 Short ribs
Histidine 0.688 0.52 Short ribs
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Short ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168613/nutrients
  2. Mortadella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174573/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.